Everything You Need to Know About the City of Danbury Connecticut

In 2017, Danbury, Connecticut had a population of 84.6k people with a median age of 37.6 and a median household income of $68,068. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Danbury, CT grew from 83,890 to 84,573, a 0.814% increase and its median household income grew from $67,430 to $68,068, a 0.946% increase.

The population of Danbury, CT is 51.6% White Alone, 30.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 6.14% Black or African American Alone. N/A% of the people in Danbury, CT speak a non-English language, and 80.3% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Danbury, CT are Western Connecticut State University (1,249 degrees awarded in 2017), Ridley-Lowell Business & Technical Institute-Danbury (81 degrees), and Paul Mitchell the School-Danbury (66 degrees).

The median property value in Danbury, CT is $289,700, and the homeownership rate is 59.6%. Most people in Danbury, CT commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 26.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Danbury, CT is 2 cars per household.


Education in Danbury

In 2017, universities in Danbury, CT awarded 1,403 degrees. The student population of Danbury, CT is skewed towards women, with 2,643 male students and 3,244 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Danbury, CT are White (917 and 65.4%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (231 and 16.5%), Black or African American (123 and 8.77%), and Asian (57 and 4.06%).

The largest universities in Danbury, CT by the number of degrees awarded are Western Connecticut State University (1,249 and 89%), Ridley-Lowell Business & Technical Institute-Danbury (81 and 5.77%), and Paul Mitchell the School-Danbury (66 and 4.7%).

The most popular majors in Danbury, CT are Criminal Justice – Police Science (125 and 8.91%), General Psychology (96 and 6.84%), and General Business Administration & Management (95 and 6.77%).

The median tuition costs in Danbury, CT are $N/A for private four-year colleges, and $5,424 and $16,882 respectively, for public four-year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.


Economy in Danbury

The economy of Danbury, CT employs 45.2k people and Danbury has an unemployment rate of 3.5%. Danbury has seen the job market increase by 0.2% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 29.5%, which is lower than the US average of 33.5%. The largest industries in Danbury, CT are Retail Trade (5,898 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (5,835 people), and Manufacturing (5,671 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($83,494), Public Administration ($73,125), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($65,117).

Households in Danbury, CT have a median annual income of $68,068, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $67,430 in 2016, which represents a 0.946% annual growth.


Tax Rates for Danbury

– The Sales Tax Rate for Danbury is 6.4%. The US average is 7.3%.

– The Income Tax Rate for Danbury is 5.5%. The US average is 4.6%.

– Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing the Cost of Living.


Income and Salaries for Danbury

– The average income of a Danbury resident is $31,411 a year. 

– The Median household income of a Danbury resident is $65,981 a year.